71 Year Old Lesterville Woman Injured In Motorcycle Accident

(Lesterville) A 71 year old woman from Lesterville was seriously injured Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle accident on Highway 106 in Shannon County.

The highway patrol says Ruth Dierks was driving east when her Harley Davidson ran off the road on a curve.

She was thrown from the motorcycle as it overturned and was flown to Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

The accident happened yesterday afternoon, about ten miles west of Ellington.